Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
2019-20 Season – Celebrating 125 years and looking to the future

With Interim Conductor and Artistic Advisor David Fallis and acclaimed guest conductors

Join us for an exciting season. We open it with a Gala 125th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, October 20th when the TSO joins the TMC to celebrate this milestone anniversary. Tickets are NOW on sale for the Gala concert through RCM Tickets online or by phone at 416-408-0208.

The rest of the season will feature exciting repertoire with the Choir led by David Fallis and by other internationally-recognized guest conductors as the Choir continues its search for a new Artistic Director. Join us for these concerts and be part of the future of the TMC. Visit this page for conductor and repertoire updates. Tickets for these concerts will go on sale September 3rd through RCM Tickets. Save with Buy More, Save More packages. Purchase two concerts and save 10%, three concerts and save 15%, or four concerts and save 20%. (There are no discounts on the Gala concert but it will count towards your total number of concerts for the discount on the rest of the season.)

Learn more about David Fallis.

Next concert: October 20


Singing through Centuries – a 125th Anniversary Gala Concert

Join us to celebrate 125 years of singing. The Choir will be joined by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, all under the baton of TMC Interim Artistic Director David Fallis, for a program that spans the three centuries in which the Choir has sung. For this milestone event, the TMC is returning to the acoustic and architectural beauty of Koerner Hall.

David Fallis, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Andrew Balfour: Mamihcimowin (The act of singing praises)  – a partial setting of Psalm 67 in Cree

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm
Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor Street West

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Festival of Carols

TMC’s annual joyous celebration of music for the season – this year with new guest artists – the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Add your voice to the popular audience carol sing-along. Choose from two nights.

Guest conductor TBA
Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, Simon Rivard, conductor

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.


FREE TMC Community Concert

Here’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy great choral music performed by the TMC and by the 20-member professional core in a free program, TMC’s annual gift to the city.

Guest conductor TBA

Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 3:00 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St.


Sacred Music for a Sacred Space

Experience a concert of contemplative a cappella music in the beauty of St. Anne’s, the “Group of Seven” church. This concert has become a cherished moment of calm and reflection for many.

Guest conductor TBA

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm AND
Good Friday, April 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
St. Anne’s, 270 Gladstone Ave


Great Poets in Music

Enjoy a concert that weds poetry to music with settings of poetry from Shakespeare, Tennyson, Mary Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, ee cummings and Canadian poet Bliss Carman.

Guest conductor TBA

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St.


Guest Appearances with the Toronto Symphony and others

TMC performs Messiah with the TSO, 2017. Photo by Jag Gundu

The TMC regularly performs grand symphonic works with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as well as making guest appearances with other ensembles. Among this season’s TSO performances are Handel’s Messiah in December in Mozart’s Requiem in January.

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Concert programs, soloists and conductors are subject to change.